Black Poplar Liquid Culture

$14.99

Looking for the best Black Poplar Liquid Culture around? Our Liquid Culture is carefully monitored until the solution is 90% colonized, then pulled to keep it fresh in the syringe until it gets to you!

Species Cyclocybe cylindracea
Difficulty ℹ️ ?????
Spore Coloration Brown
Ecology Saprotrophic
Edibility Choice

 

Black Poplar, or “Piopinno” in Italian, is a clustering, meaty mushroom with a nutty and crunchy flavor, it prefers hardwood logs half buried lengthwise in a wooded or garden setting that is shady and can sometimes naturalize into wood chip piles outdoors. Will also fruit on supplemented, sterilized sawdust indoors.

This mushroom has shown a significant immune boosting function concentrating on anti-fungal properties. Another delicious, edible medicinal mushroom! This one can be chopped and sautéed in oil and pepper, sprinkled onto a cold salad with feta cheese and a herbal vinaigrette. Also wonderful sautéed and added to gravies for meat dishes.

This mushroom was known as Agrocybe aegerita, then reclassified to Cyclocybe aegerita on 09-10-2019, then reclassified to Cyclocybe cylindracea on 10-11-2023.

Some photos on this page were sourced from iNaturalist, taken by Adrien BENOIT à la GUILLAUME, Tres Fisher or others. Licensed by CC-BY-SA4.0.

Frequently Asked Questions

Mushroom Liquid Culture is a nutrient solution with live mycelial bodies suspended in it. It comes in a filled 10cc syringe with a needle, and is entirely sterile!

 

Interested in making your own?! We offer our proprietary Liquid Culture mix right here

It sure is! Mushroom spores are the microscopic “seeds” of mushrooms.

Liquid culture is when those seeds have “taken root”, so to speak! Mushroom spores are very sturdy, and well suited to storage and transport.

Liquid culture offers you a way to add rocket fuel to your gourmet grows, and get to your desired fruiting bodies much faster!

Looking for spore syringes, instead of liquid culture? Head over here!

Keep your liquid culture ideally in the fridge for up to a year. You can also keep it in a cool dark place for 3~6 months.

Get yourself some substrate, an agar plate, or whatever medium you choose, attach the needle provided in your kit, and inject a small amount into your chosen medium!

If you any questions as to the density, sterility or other concerns about your order please reach out as soon as possible through our Help Center.

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Each kit comes with 10cc of sterile, live mycelium in nutrient solution and a single 18Ga needle for use.

Some photos on this page have been sourced from iNaturalist or Wikipedia, taken mark-groeneveld, Alan Rockefeller, Matthew Borella, Denis Zabin, kaju, Andrey Loria, Juan Carlos Pérez Magaña or others not yet added to this list. See a photo your recognize that isn’t properly credited? Get a giftcard for letting us know!

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Black Poplar Liquid Culture
$14.99

Availability: 24 in stock (can be backordered)